With User Account Control (UAC) the administrator's group is not present in
your security token unless you go through the elevation. That is why you do
not automatically have access to everything that Administrators have access
This really is answered in the book BTW. :-)
Your question may already be answered in Windows Vista Security: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/047...otectyourwi-20
"Michael Gerbasio" wrote:
> I read trhough some of the information on the MS site but I'm still
> confused. Any help is appreciated.
> Under the Properties|Security tab for files on my PC it shows the
> Administrators Group has Full Control. My account is an administrator
> account, but I need to add it to the list of "Group or user names" in the
> security tab to get full control of a file. Otherwise I just have read and
> read & execute privedges.
> So my question is why isn't my administrator account getting the permissions
> set up for the administrator group? TIA.
> Regards-Michael G.